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Best German players abroad of 2021 so far

By Rune Gjerulff

Kicker has ranked the German players abroad based on their performances in 2021 so far.

Kai Havertz.
Kai Havertz.Photo: Fuguito/CC-by-SA 3.0

Every six months, Kicker releases a ranking of the best players in the Bundesliga as well as the best German players abroad, dividing them into a number of categories.




Today, the German sports magazine released the last part of their summer rankings based on the performances in the second half of the 2020/21 season.

Below, you'll find the list of German players abroad playing in the top tier in England, Spain, Italy or France.

World Class:
None.

International Class:
Marc-André ter Stegen, Barcelona
Antonio Rüdiger, Chelsea
Robin Gosens, Atalanta
Ilkay Gündogan, Manchester City
Toni Kroos, Real Madrid
Kai Havertz, Chelsea


National class:
Bernd Leno, Arsenal
Diego Demme, Napoli
Pascal Gross, Brighton & Hove Albion
Kevin Volland, AS Monaco
Timo Werner, Chelsea

Click here to see how Kicker ranked the German players abroad after the first half of the 20120/21 season.

Kicker's Bundesliga rankings:

Goalkeepers

Centre-backs

Defensive midfielders

Full-backs

Attacking midfielders

Wingers

Strikers


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